About Us

Firstlight Media is leading cloud transformations of OTT and in-home experiences for Pay-TV, Telcos, and MVPDs. Our cloud-native platform outperforms legacy online video platforms in critical areas, including delivering premium video, handling complex use cases, and scaling to millions of viewers. We enable immersive sports, live experiences and personalized entertainment on any screen. In head-to-head competitions with other platforms, our next-gen technology and rich industry experience are competitive advantages that are helping us win market share.

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Who We Are

We’ve assembled the best engineers, video enthusiasts and industry experts to help our customers navigate the future of OTT. Our team’s passion, expertise and vision have helped the world’s largest media companies transform television. We’re reimagining the OTT experience to drive rich, engaging OTT services that can power long-term consumer loyalty and value.

Executive Team

Firstlight Media’s Executive Team brings unparalleled track record to the entertainment industry, having operated 25+ premium OTT video services around the world.

The team is spearheading an industry shift to cloud-based services and industry tools that increase consumer engagement and business success.

André Christensen

CEO

Goutham Vinjamuri

COO

Juan Martin

CTO

Tim Alavathil

CFO

Paul Pastor

CBO

Sales and Partnerships Team

Firstlight Media’s Sales and Partnerships team brings together individuals with track records of success in advanced video, advertising, subscriber management, and other technologies. With a collective experience that spans both major content providers and industry-leading technology innovators, the team is ideally positioned to work with customers to identify needs, and to align those requirements with solutions that deliver business results.

Chris Drake

SVP, Global Head of Sales

Eric Goldstein

Head of Business Development

Anthony Busse

Head of Sales, Americas

Jim Vinh

Sales Lead, APAC

Solution Engineering

Firstlight Media’s Solutions Engineering team works with our partners and customers to jointly define approaches that leverage our platform to enable faster time-to-market and differentiation for leading OTT TV services. We use our 15 years of industry experience and our platform built on Gen5 architecture to innovate new ways to address the industry’s most-challenging use cases, enabling our customers to monetize their TV services without compromising quality or scale.

Balbinder O’Neil

VP, Solution Engineering

Board of Directors

Firstlight Media’s world-class Board of Directors leverages a wide range of expertise across key market areas that are vital to the company’s success. Members’ portfolios include board and C-level experience with innovators in video streaming, advanced advertising, subscriber management and more, as well as those with finance and investment backgrounds who can help guide the company’s strategic roadmap.

Wayne Purboo

Doug Knopper

Kenneth Slutsky

Steve Russell

Dan Picmann

P.J. Gilbert

André Christensen

CEO